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81-Year-Old Woman Meets 3 Siblings She Never Knew Existed

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MONTICELLO, Minn. - Online ancestry technology has the power to make once unthinkable reunions possible. It was the reason for an incredible reunion Sunday in Monticello.
Elaine Snodgrass is hosting a family luncheon 81 years in the making.

“I can't wait, I just can't wait to meet them,” Snodgrass said.
She has been curious, at times, about the mother she never knew.
“I always asked mom when I got a little older, ‘Do you know why I was in the orphanage?'” Snodgrass said.
But she never could have imagined what an online ancestry test would reveal.
“I have a lot of siblings that I don't...
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59-year-old woman dies after being struck by stray gunfire while inside her Long Beach home

59-year-old woman dies after being struck by stray gunfire while inside her Long Beach home

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A 59-year-old woman was inside her Long Beach home when she was fatally struck by stray gunfire that originated from outside on a street, authorities said.
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Boy, 11, shot by stray bullet in East Harlem, a block away from Central Park

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A stray bullet from a gang-related shooting ripped open an 11-year-old boy's leg a block away from Central Park in East Harlem Sunday afternoon, police sources said. The boy was standing outside P.S. 108, on Madison Ave. and E. 109th St., when a gunman emerged from Central Park at E. 106th St...
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59-year-old woman dies after being struck by stray gunfire while inside her Long Beach home

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A 59-year-old woman was inside her Long Beach home Saturday evening when she was fatally struck by stray gunfire that originated from outside on a street, authorities said.
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